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Liberty offer free scholarship to N.C. student arrested on gun charge

Posted at 5:58 PM, May 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-03 17:58:05-04

A student in North Carolina has been offered a college scholarship to a Virginia university, after he accidentally bringing a gun onto school grounds...

Cole Withrow, a high school senior, left a shotgun in his car after a weekend of skeet shooting.

On Monday it was found in his car in the school parking lot.

libertyBut the chancellor of Liberty University noticed the Liberty t-shirt Withrow wore on an evening newscast. The chancellor called the student and offered him a scholarship.

Withrow was facing expulsion, but will be allowed to graduate under special circumstances.

His friends are coming together to try to keep him at his original high school.

Read more at WDBJ 7.